WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 29, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If the right-side pivot pin loosens, the handling and stability of the motorcycle may be affected, increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V502000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,368
|BMW||R NINE T||2014 – 2017|
Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 R NINE T motorcycles. The bolts that connect the right-side swingarm pivot pin to the frame may loosen.
Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will remove the pivot pin bolts, clean, and re-install them with the proper torque after applying a thread locking adhesive, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 9, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or by email at CustomerRelations@bmwmotorcycles.com.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration